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  1. Welcome PayPal to the PlayStation Store

    For a long time now, Xbox users have been able to perform purchases on Xbox LIVE with credit cards and PayPal. However, PlayStation users haven't had this privilege. This now comes to an end, since Sony finally integrated PayPal as a billing option under the PlayStation Store, which means you can directly fund your purchases within your PlayStation console. Having the option to pay with PayPal for Sony Entertainment Network is not something new, since they had the option through the...
  2. GTA: Online Stimulus Package coming next week

    An update planned to kick-start the economy on GTA: Online is going to be launched next week by the name of 'Stimulus Package', which consist of depositing half a million dollars to each player's bank account. This deposit will be made in 2 separate transactions, both of $250,000. The package will be available to anyone who played Grand Theft Auto Online during the month of October. After the 1.05 update, players will receive the first GTA: O add-on, the Beach Bum Pack, followed by the...
  3. Nexus 5 launching today

    Today will be a big day for Android users! Google is expected to launch the highly anticipated Nexus 5 which will come with Android 4.4, also known as 'KitKat'. Apparently, the company will be unveiling the Nexus 5 today at 8am PST, and it will start shipping tomorrow November 1. Starting at 8am PST or not, we will still see the Nexus 5 before midnight, so stay tuned for more info. The Nexus 5 will feature a 4.95" screen with 1080p resolution, a snapdragon 800 processor running at...
  4. iPad Air Benchmarks

    Benchmarks have been released and previous claims regarding the new iPad Air have been proven to be true, the new iPad Air has a 64-bit A7 chip running at 1.4GHz, scoring 1465 at the single-core tests while the multi-core tests ended up at 2643. Apple claimed that the iPad Air was going to be twice as fast as the 4th Gen iPad, which isn't far from the truth. The iPad Air's chip is even 100MHz faster than the A7 chip on the iPhone 5s! John Poole, responsible for the benchmarks,...
  5. Apple Replacing iPhone 5s due to Battery Issues

    It seems that the newest member of the iPhone family, the iPhone 5s, is experiencing some manufacturing issues; as a small number of smartphone users experience problems with the battery. Currently there have been two issues reported, which include extremely short battery lives, along with prolonged charging times. "We recently discovered a manufacturing issue affecting a very limited number of iPhone 5s devices that could cause the battery to take longer to charge or result in reduced...
  6. Gold Zelda Nintendo 3DS XL Announced

    At first it was just a Black Friday rumor, now it's official. Nintendo has announced that they will be launching a gold The Legend of Zelda themed Nintendo 3DS XL this November. The 3DS features a gold front and black exterior, and will feature the famous Triforce symbol. Also, the device will include a code for a downloadable version of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. This bundle will be available November 22nd for only $219.99. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds...
  7. Motorola's Ara

    Have you ever dreamed about creating your own smartphone? Well, I'm about to turn that dream into reality. Let me introduce you to Motorola's Ara. What is Ara, you ask? It's a project in which Motorola allows you to create and design your our smartphone. "We want to do for hardware what Android has done for software: create a vibrant third-party developer ecosystem, lower the barriers to entry, increase the pace of innovation, and substantially compress development timelines," said...
  8. Xbox Website Update: Xbox One Dashboard

    If you head over to the Xbox website, you’ll notice they updated it to show off the upcoming Xbox One’s Dashboard. Found here, the video demonstrates many of the features that Kinect will allow you to do. The website has been updated to match the Xbox One theme, ahead of the launch on November 22nd. The updated website should provide easier navigation, as users have access to many features for their account by simply hovering over their avatar. These features include 'Redeem Code',...
  9. GTA Online: New Add-On Content

    Finally, Rockstar has announced the first add-on for GTA Online. From November, we will be able to download the new content for free, Beach Bum pack, which will come packed with new weapons and beach-themed vehicles which applies to both, the single player’s Story Mode and GTA Online. We will also see new tattoos and hairstyles, along with new jobs which range from Gang Attacks, Survivals, Last Team Standings, Parachutes, Deathmatches and Races, in which all take place on the beachy...
  10. Battlefield 4 will feature different controls for the next-gen consoles

    To all the Battlefield fans out there, in the new Battlefield 4, the controls will change significantly, which could lead to a few problems when getting used to the new controls and what not. According to Battlefield 4’s executive producer, Patrick Bach, most of the changes made to the controls were made to ease the the communication between the player and the controller. Changes include, but are not limited to, moving teamplay functions to the bumpers instead of using the face buttons,...
  11. Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! Collector's Edition

    The Japanese company D3 Publisher recently unveiled a picture that displays the content that will be available in the collector's edition of the thrilling series: Adventure Time. The new Adventure Time game is titled as 'Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!' and will feature a collector’s only edition for the 3DS version. The game was announced earlier this year, but little was known about the collector's edition, until now! As we can see in the image above, the collector’s edition...
  12. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z available in North America from January 28

    Namco Bandai has announced that their new game, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, will be available this next January 28 to the North American market for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and a digital version for the PS Vita. This new chapter of the popular Dragon Ball Z video game series, comes back to the classic style of rich colors, characters with better styles, and different scenarios. The single player campaign mode contains a wide variety of scenarios in which anything is possible in matter...
  13. Minecraft's TU12 will bring lots of changes

    After a long anticipated wait, title updated number 12 for Minecraft Xbox 360 is finally coming to a close! The information came from 4J Studios' Twitter; the company responsible for porting Minecraft over to the Xbox 360. A few weeks ago, 4J Studios confirmed that the long awaited TU12 is going to be compatible with texture packs, which will allow players to change the textures of their world and its habitants. It can be assumed that packets will be sold separately like previous skin...
  14. Epic Games in charge of a new online action game

    Epic Games Studio, known for the series of Gears of War, appear to be in early stages of pre-production of their next game, which has been described as a competitive online action project that includes "player progression, strong use of items and a vibrant dynamic economy," a job listing on the studio's website has revealed. Currently a small team is in charge of the games development, so we can assume that the final product is several years away of a retail release. Epic Games and Unreal...
  15. Xbox Live Update Beta sign up period started

    Major Nelson announced today that Microsoft have started accepting applications from the public, for what will be the 2013 update for the Xbox 360 dashboard. Firstly, the update will increase the overall performance of the Xbox 360 console; allowing for quicker boot-up times. Beyond that, we really don't know what the 'overall' performance update will include. Also, as announced at E3, we will see the complete removal of Microsoft Points, to be replaced by real money. If you are...
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